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Networking Challenge

Back in 2008 when I was building my fitness business, I was a networking machine. I had no budget for advertising, and huge overhead. Social media was in it’s infancy. I needed to get my name out there, and so I attended or volunteered at every tweetup, event,...

Wouldn’t it be nice?

Wouldn’t it be nice if we only read kind thoughts online? Or if the comments back were kind too? Wouldn’t it be nice to leave just a little bit of clean, green, untouched earth around for our kids? And their kids? Wouldn’t it be nice if all the shoes we had in our...

My Olympic Dreams

I love the Olympic Games. And I love Canada. But when most Canadians are watching the athletic events, our athletic heroes and our beautiful proud nation on the world stage from Sochi, Russia, I’ll be watching MY heroes in the spotlight; the media. Truth is,...

Sylvan Lake is Hockeyville 2014

My letter to Kraft Hockeyville: My kids didn’t learn to skate at Sylvan Lake. We didn’t spend every morning in the rink but we did play there. We played there a lot. Due to a relentless winter, with record snowfalls, even Sylvan Lake was caught by surprise...

Introvert: Building a Business

If you’ve met me and Joe, you know that we are opposites – extrovert and introvert, the front end and the back end, the entertainer and the entertained. This makes for an effective relationship when it comes to working together – we enjoy different...